| Jul 18, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The barely there Brazilian bikini once might have scared away South Floridians. Not anymore.
Local Brazilian bikini seamstress Eliane Benatti Rochebois is proof of that.
From her home studio in North Miami Beach, packed with sewing thread and lycra of...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:55 PM
As Israel's battle with Hamas terrorists escalates, more than 3,500 South Floridians of different faiths and backgrounds showed their overwhelming support for the Jewish state at a community solidarity rally on July 31.
The rally, dubbed "Miami Unites...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Gary A. Poliakoff, a co-founder of Fort Lauderdale-based law firm Becker & Poliakoff and pioneer in condominium and homeowner association law, died Friday of complications from cancer. He was 69.
Mr. Poliakoff served as managing shareholder of his firm...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 11:21 AM
The escalating violence between Hamas and Israel has hit home.
A Jewish family living in Miami Beach recently found their two cars vandalized. One car was covered from top to bottom with eggs while the other had the word "Jew" smeared in cream cheese...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:49 PM
UPDATE: Commissioners decided Wednesday night to interview five candidates: Former Port St. Lucie City Manager Donald Cooper, Interim Delray Beach City Manager Terry Stewart, Oakland Park Assistant City Manager Horace McHugh, former North Miami Beach City...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Working as a DJ in the South Florida salsa scene, Jorge Charun watched bachata, a Dominican Republic rhythm and dance, take the place of reggaeton in dance clubs and on the radio.
"There's a huge demand for bachata music now," Charun says. "A lot of...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:21 PM
The race for a seat in the state House of Representatives is already over in half of the districts in Broward County.
In five of the 14 districts that represent the county, Democratic legislators are returning to office unopposed. In a sixth, District...
| May 9, 2014
In summer 2005, when Melody Moyse visited southern India after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, she found children in survival mode, silent and weak, and certainly not ready to talk about the disaster that killed their parents and siblings. Moyse arrived...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:20 AM
A charity poker tournament is set for 6:45 p.m. April 1 to benefit Scheck Hillel Community School, a private Jewish school near Aventura.
The 10th annual Hillel Poker Tournament offers early registration online. Registration includes a 6 p.m. dinner...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Charity tournament: Some poker sharks like to jump into charity tournaments because plenty of novice players participate simply to support the cause. So if you're looking for fish, Mardi Gras Casino in Hallandale Beach will host a charity poker tournament...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 8:26 AM
A charity poker tournament at Mardi Gras Casino's Big Easy Poker Room raised almost $50,000 for the Scheck Hillel Kulanu Scholarship Fund.
Ronny Koen, whose child will join the North Miami Beach school in the fall, and Scheck Hillel friend Avi Frier...